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Food chiefs blast Edinburgh Council over Meat Free Monday

Edinburgh
NHS Lothian records worst A&E waiting times since records began.

NHS Lothian needs £31 million to address funding shortfall

Edinburgh
The incident happened on the Newcastle to Edinburgh Waverley service operated by Virgin East Coast. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Woman sexually assaulted on Newcastle-Edinburgh train

Edinburgh
A buffer zone should be set up close to the Chalmers Centre at Lauriston Place.

Councillor calls for buffer zones to protect women outside abortion clinics

Edinburgh

Police apologise for failure to discover body in garage

Edinburgh

Family of Liam Colgan say his death was a ‘tragic accident’

News

Harry Potter themed party announced for Edinburgh MagicFest

Edinburgh

Building evacuated after body discovered at flat in Leith

Edinburgh
A student occupation has ended at the University of Edinburgh

Longest ever student occupation at University of Edinburgh ends

Edinburgh

Lost Edinburgh: ‘Death mask’ preservation at Dewar Place may need rethink

David McLean
Iain McKendry says spinning is his life. Picture: Scott Louden

My disability vanishes when I’m on Spinning® bike

News
Barbara Brockie receives a cheque on behalf of the hospice from Taylor Wimpey's Clair Matthews and Jacquie McAllister

Developer donates £1000 to Edinburgh hospice

Edinburgh
Junior road safety officers from Edinburgh schools visit the City Chambers

Pupils spark plans to boost walking

Education
Lynn Cleal pictured in her Edinburgh office with a letter informing her that she is being invited to the  wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Lifesaver Lynn overjoyed at Royal Wedding golden ticket

Edinburgh 1
Nik Olliver and Richard Newton are preparing to tandem cycle 2000km from Edinburgh to Budapest

Couple cycle to Budapest on tandem for Alzheimer’s charity

News
Jackie Partridge offers state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments

Edinburgh cosmetic nurse up for industry awards

News

Life-saving Lothian bus advert a tribute to cancer victim

Health 1

Edinburgh set for weekend of celebrations to mark release of Avengers: Infinity War

Entertainment 1

Edinburgh couple’s olive oil is liquid gold

Business 4

Musicians strike the perfect chord at international concert debut

Entertainment

Family was key to pianist’s successes

News
The incident occurred at Halmyre Street in Leith. Picture: TSPL

Building evacuated after body discovered at flat in Leith

Edinburgh
Michelle McManus was allegely hit on the head with a guitar case in a Glasgow bar. Picture: Getty Images

Man in court charged with assaulting Michelle McManus with guitar case

Crime
The incident happened on the Newcastle to Edinburgh Waverley service operated by Virgin East Coast. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Woman sexually assaulted on Newcastle-Edinburgh train

Edinburgh
Stolen drain covers are a big problem at the moment in West Lothian. Picture: TSPL

Spate of drain cover thefts ‘costing taxpayers thousands’

Crime 1

Edinburgh’s alcohol outlets linked to higher crime rate

Edinburgh 4

Scots man who filmed pet dog giving Nazi salute fined over hate crime

News 3

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Crime 1

Family of bombing victim Eilidh MacLeod raise money for memorial

News

Delays in both directions on Niddrie Mains Road

Edinburgh
Lights stuck on red are resulting in significant delays.

Drivers told to expect delays ‘of up to 30 minutes’ at Bonnington Toll

Edinburgh 1
A fleet of stand-in trains will help ease a ScotRail carriage shortage crisis on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line. Picture: Adam Reid

New ScotRail trains to ease crush on Edinburgh-Glasgow line

Transport
More must be done to stop the errors from the LEZ in Glasgow

Edinburgh should ban lorries and vans in Low Emission Zones ‘from the start’ say campaigners

News 3
There are concerns about loss of expertise when it comes to policing railways. Photograph: John Devlin

Tories call for Scottish rail policing merger to be scrapped

Politics
Scotrail passengers tweeted the company asking for the heating to be turned off on trains

Scotrail passengers rage as heating left on during hottest day of year

Edinburgh 4
More needs to be done to fix potholes in the city writes one reader.

Letters: Fix the potholes before ‘legacy’ trams project

Edinburgh 4

Leith councillor launches campaign against tram extension

Transport 15

Edinburgh travel: Train delays between Helensburgh - Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Disused railway tunnel at Forth Bridge filled in

Edinburgh

‘Scotland 1 USA 0’ Edinburgh Airport trolls New Yorkers with tweet

Edinburgh 1
A student occupation has ended at the University of Edinburgh

Longest ever student occupation at University of Edinburgh ends

Edinburgh
Liberton High School. Picture: Greg Macvean

New safety fears at Liberton High after pupil’s near miss

Education 3

School lunches: All Edinburgh primary schools to partake in Meat Free Mondays

Edinburgh 12
Junior road safety officers from Edinburgh schools visit the City Chambers

Pupils spark plans to boost walking

Education

Youth bands and orchestras at mercy of council cuts

Entertainment

Boy trapped in escalator on school trip after shoe ‘gets stuck’

News

West Lothian council to consult parents on music cuts

Education

Pervert who worked at top Edinburgh school escapes jail sentence

Edinburgh
A buffer zone should be set up close to the Chalmers Centre at Lauriston Place.

Councillor calls for buffer zones to protect women outside abortion clinics

Edinburgh
Kirsty Howard and husband David have had to find the money themselves.

Cancer patient Kirsty ‘paid £10k for drug available with NHS England’

News 2
Susan Dalgety found herself on the receiving end of GP rage on her last trip to the surgery

Susan Dalgety: We should question the SNP on health, not GPs

Opinion 1

Edinburgh’s alcohol outlets linked to higher crime rate

Edinburgh 4
The conference will be held in Edinburgh

Edinburgh to hold first ever event for compulsive hoarders

Edinburgh
'Nutrition nannies' are ready to pounce on your shopping at Waitrose. Picture: Getty

Helen Martin: No food nanny will tell me what to eat

Opinion
The golden rule is to opt for plain yoghurt as a starting point. Picture: TSPL

Revealed: The ‘healthy’ yoghurts containing almost five sugar cubes in one pot

Health

Masterchef star dies after collapsing during London Marathon

News

Drinking gin and tonic could help reduce hay fever symptoms

Entertainment

Scots urged to ask these 5 questions to GPs

Health 1

Izzy Scott-Moncrieff: I swapped desk job to become flying doctor

Health
Mark Beaumont will be speaking at the Pedal on Parliament

Alison Johnstone: I’m gearing up for Pedal on Parliament

Opinion 1
Susan Dalgety found herself on the receiving end of GP rage on her last trip to the surgery

Susan Dalgety: We should question the SNP on health, not GPs

Opinion 1
Scotland has had links with Malawi since missionary David Livingstone visited in the 19th century (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Susan Dalgety: Criticise but don’t condemn Malawi over gay rights

Opinion
Donald Trump is expected to have tea with the Queen at Balmoral (Picture: Getty)

Susan Dalgety: Queen to have tea with world’s biggest Twitter troll

Opinion

Ian Swanson: Evil of Enoch Powell shames Britain again

Opinion 1

Jeremy Balfour: Time to update pet welfare law

Opinion 2

Cammy Day: Council plans to make North Edinburgh next go-to place

Opinion 3

Helen Martin: No food nanny will tell me what to eat

Opinion
East Lothian Council have announced that they will scrap the charges for child funeral

East Lothian Council to stop charging parents for child funerals

Our Region
A buffer zone should be set up close to the Chalmers Centre at Lauriston Place.

Councillor calls for buffer zones to protect women outside abortion clinics

Edinburgh
New homes have been approved at Baberton Golf Club.

New homes next to Baberton golf course set to be approved

Edinburgh
Mark Beaumont will be speaking at the Pedal on Parliament

Alison Johnstone: I’m gearing up for Pedal on Parliament

Opinion 1
Susan Dalgety found herself on the receiving end of GP rage on her last trip to the surgery

Susan Dalgety: We should question the SNP on health, not GPs

Opinion 1
Scotland has had links with Malawi since missionary David Livingstone visited in the 19th century (Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Susan Dalgety: Criticise but don’t condemn Malawi over gay rights

Opinion
Donald Trump is expected to have tea with the Queen at Balmoral (Picture: Getty)

Susan Dalgety: Queen to have tea with world’s biggest Twitter troll

Opinion

Ian Swanson: Evil of Enoch Powell shames Britain again

Opinion 1

Jeremy Balfour: Time to update pet welfare law

Opinion 2

Cammy Day: Council plans to make North Edinburgh next go-to place

Opinion 3
The conscientious objectors pose for a photo -surrounded by granite - at the Dyce work camp. PIC: Creative Commons.

The Aberdeen work camp for the men who refused to go to war

Entertainment

Harry Potter themed party announced for Edinburgh MagicFest

Edinburgh

Scottish island seeks investors for first wind power scheme

News

Rosyth to Zeebrugge ferry service axed

Business
A fleet of stand-in trains will help ease a ScotRail carriage shortage crisis on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line. Picture: Adam Reid

New ScotRail trains to ease crush on Edinburgh-Glasgow line

Transport
The Granton gas tower site offers endless opportunities. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Cammy Day: Council plans to make North Edinburgh next go-to place

Opinion 3
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